30/01/2020

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 10-year contract with Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa) to support Portuguese RTM322-powered EH101 Merlin fleet. Over 38 engines will now be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP). This new agreement satisfies the Portuguese Air Force requirement for optimum availability during their domestic and international military operations. Lieutenant […]

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30/01/2020

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems company, has been selected by Leonardo and a European Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) operator to equip a fleet of AW169 helicopters with the ClearVision™ Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) suite for helicopters. The integration of the ClearVision system in the AW169 is designed and certified by Leonardo with […]

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30/01/2020

In March 2018, Rainier Heli International (Rainier) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Kopter North America (Kopter) for five (5) firm and five (5) SH09 options. Rainier has continued to monitor the development of the SH09 and, based on the anticipated performance along with the operational cost advantages expected from the helicopter, the company […]

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29/01/2020

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry, announced Chris Charnley has been named director of business development, Canada. Charnley brings more than 40 years of aviation industry experience to JSSI, including senior leadership roles at Hawker Beechcraft and Pratt & Whitney Canada. He […]

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29/01/2020

Leonardo has signed a contract with Lynwood (Schweiz) AG to acquire 100% of Kopter Group AG (Kopter). This move allows Leonardo to further strengthen its worldwide leadership and position in the rotorcraft sector; leveraging innovation, new capabilities and engineering skills which have been developed by the young, agile Swiss Company. Kopter’s SH09, a new single […]

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29/01/2020

AVIAA, the expanding group purchasing organization for business aviation, has added TrainingPort.net as another strategic partner for its valued membership. A leading online training provider for nearly 14 years, TrainingPort.net will provide AVIAA members with a wide variety of lessons using an innovative, modern platform. Trainees can access the 15-minute online lessons on any device […]

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29/01/2020

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) recognized and thanked the County of Los Angeles Fire Department, the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue and the State of California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for their commitment to aerial fire-fighting operations with the S-70i™ FIREHAWK® helicopter. Each of the three fire services recently […]

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28/01/2020

StandardAero received the prestigious “FIRST Class Service” award at the annual Rolls-Royce FIRST NetworkTM Recognition Reception event, held as part of Rolls-Royce’s attendance at the 2020 HAI/Heli-Expo in Anaheim, Calif. The awards program recognizes significant achievements of authorized maintenance service centers that provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for M250 helicopter engines operated by […]

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28/01/2020

Football Fans Will Land at Closest FBO to Main Highways at Fort Lauderdale Whether cheering for Kansas City or San Francisco in the big game, fans are in store for a first-class experience at Jetscape. The full-service fixed base operator (FBO) is fully prepared to serve aircraft, crew and owners traveling to South Florida’s super […]

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28/01/2020

StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems announced the delivery of two crash-resistant fuel tanks (CRFTs) to the first operator in Canada to adopt this potentially lifesaving equipment.  The CRFTs will be installed on one AS350 BA helicopter and one AS350 B2 helicopter owned and operated by Ontario-based Zimmer Air Services Inc., both of which have incorporated […]

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28/01/2020

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), is accepting position agreements for upgrades to the best-in-class S-92 helicopter: the S-92A+™ and the S-92B™ helicopters. The announcement at the annual Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli Expo demonstrates continued investment in and commitment to commercial helicopter operators and customers. “We are excited to offer these upgrades in […]

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28/01/2020

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced that three of the world’s top aerial firefighting agencies are equipping their helicopters with the company’s newest rescue hoist, the Goodrich 44318. The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) selected the hoist […]

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28/01/2020

Universal Avionics (UA) and MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announce a strategic partnership to integrate UA’s advanced InSight Display System as the full-digital flight deck solution for MD Helicopters’ MD 900/902 Explorer. MDHI will integrate the InSight Display System into the production and retrofit of the twin-engine helicopters. The InSight Display System for the MD 900/902 […]

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28/01/2020

Kopter presented the final design features of its next generation single engine helicopter at a press briefing held on the eve of Heli-Expo 2020. The SH09 design now embeds all enhancements identified during the intensive flight test campaign undergone by the third prototype (P3) first in Mollis, Switzerland and then in Pozzallo, Italy. These optimizations […]

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28/01/2020

Euro Jet will be exhibiting at the upcoming AIR OPS Europe show being held at the Event Lounge in Brussels, Belgium February 4‒5, 2020. The booth number is #44. Euro Jet witnessed an exceptional year in 2019 and continues to expand its ground support network in 2020. It is continuously opening new and renovated offices […]

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